The Court of Appeal today extended a stay order against arresting former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa till December 15.
The stay order was initially issued till today.
Earlier Rajapaksa had filed a petition in court seeking an order against his arrest.
Rajapaksa was facing arrest over the alleged misappropriation of over Rs. 90 million of Government funds for the construction of a memorial for his parents when he was the Defence Secretary.